Period
to 11 April 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Internet of Things in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internet of Things over the 6 months to 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IoT (Internet of Things, Internet of Everything)
UK
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 645 759 662
Rank change year-on-year +114 -97 +193
Permanent jobs citing Internet of Things 205 234 505
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.21% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.53% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 181 186 376
10th Percentile £30,000 £36,250 £20,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £51,250
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +12.20% -6.82%
75th Percentile £70,250 £77,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £95,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +27.78% -10.00%

Internet of Things is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32,717 43,836 58,679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.50% 38.59% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 23,312 34,125 44,860
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £29,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Internet of Things
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Internet of Things as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Internet of Things.

Salary trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Internet of Things over the 6 months to 11 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet of Things within the UK over the 6 months to 11 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +118 183 £55,000 -4.35% 33
UK excluding London +43 83 £52,500 -8.70% 18
Work from Home -111 71 £55,000 -21.43% 13
London +116 66 £68,000 -15.00% 19
South West +12 28 £64,000 +2.40% 3
South East +74 16 £52,500 -8.70% 1
North of England +8 15 £52,500 -8.70% 5
East of England +60 11 £54,500 -29.68% 2
North West +10 8 £55,000 -4.35% 5
Scotland 0 6 £27,500 -42.11% 3
North East - 5 - -
Northern Ireland +4 4 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Midlands +11 3 £55,000 +27.91% 3
West Midlands +16 2 £65,000 +36.84% 3
Yorkshire +12 2 £48,750 +14.71%
East Midlands +14 1 £45,000 +46.80%

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, IT jobs citing Internet of Things also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Internet of Things.

1 199 (97.07%) Internet
2 92 (44.88%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (32.68%) DevOps
4 65 (31.71%) Big Data
5 62 (30.24%) Degree
6 54 (26.34%) Azure
7 51 (24.88%) Software Engineering
8 48 (23.41%) Cybersecurity
9 44 (21.46%) AWS
10 43 (20.98%) Analytics
11 41 (20.00%) Mobile App
12 40 (19.51%) C
13 39 (19.02%) C#
13 39 (19.02%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (17.07%) Project Management
15 33 (16.10%) JavaScript
15 33 (16.10%) Google
16 32 (15.61%) Enterprise Architecture
16 32 (15.61%) Energy Management
17 31 (15.12%) Machine Learning
17 31 (15.12%) Security Cleared
17 31 (15.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 31 (15.12%) Scrum
17 31 (15.12%) Electronics
18 30 (14.63%) Management Information System
18 30 (14.63%) Linux
18 30 (14.63%) Python
18 30 (14.63%) Use Case
18 30 (14.63%) IT Strategy
19 29 (14.15%) Service Design

Internet of Things
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.37%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.90%) Apache
3 5 (2.44%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.46%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.98%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.98%) Confluence
5 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.90%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (1.46%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.98%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.98%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.98%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.49%) Maximo
4 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (26.34%) Azure
2 44 (21.46%) AWS
3 26 (12.68%) GCP
4 16 (7.80%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (5.37%) SaaS
6 6 (2.93%) PaaS
6 6 (2.93%) Power Platform
7 5 (2.44%) AWS IoT
8 3 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.98%) IaaS
9 2 (0.98%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 199 (97.07%) Internet
2 18 (8.78%) Wireless
3 14 (6.83%) Bluetooth
3 14 (6.83%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (5.85%) ZigBee
5 9 (4.39%) 5G
6 6 (2.93%) Software-Defined Networking
6 6 (2.93%) VPN
7 5 (2.44%) Firewall
7 5 (2.44%) Unified Communications
8 4 (1.95%) 4G
8 4 (1.95%) ADSL
8 4 (1.95%) DHCP
8 4 (1.95%) DNS
8 4 (1.95%) LAN
8 4 (1.95%) MQTT
8 4 (1.95%) NAS
8 4 (1.95%) SSL
8 4 (1.95%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (31.71%) Big Data
2 9 (4.39%) Blockchain
2 9 (4.39%) Data Lake
3 7 (3.41%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.93%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.93%) Power BI
5 5 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.44%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.46%) Amazon QuickSight
6 3 (1.46%) Data Mart
6 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.46%) SAP HANA
6 3 (1.46%) Tableau
7 2 (0.98%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (0.98%) MySQL
7 2 (0.98%) Redis
7 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.49%) GIS
8 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (8.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.93%) JIRA
3 4 (1.95%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.46%) Postman
5 2 (0.98%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.98%) GitLab
5 2 (0.98%) Gradle
5 2 (0.98%) Protractor
5 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.49%) Appium
6 1 (0.49%) Selenium
6 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
General
1 31 (15.12%) Electronics
2 24 (11.71%) Local Government
3 13 (6.34%) Marketing
4 8 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.41%) Automotive
5 7 (3.41%) Finance
6 5 (2.44%) Retail
7 4 (1.95%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.98%) Back Office
9 2 (0.98%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.98%) French Language
9 2 (0.98%) German Language
9 2 (0.98%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.98%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (25.37%) Developer
2 29 (14.15%) Architect
3 28 (13.66%) Consultant
4 24 (11.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 20 (9.76%) Technical Consultant
6 19 (9.27%) Cloud Developer
7 17 (8.29%) Mobile Developer
8 16 (7.80%) Full Stack Developer
9 15 (7.32%) Xamarin Developer
10 14 (6.83%) Applications Developer
10 14 (6.83%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 14 (6.83%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (6.34%) Junior
12 12 (5.85%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 12 (5.85%) Azure Engineer
12 12 (5.85%) Software Engineer
13 11 (5.37%) Azure DevOps
13 11 (5.37%) Team Leader
14 10 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
14 10 (4.88%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.29%) React
2 16 (7.80%) Node.js
3 11 (5.37%) .NET
3 11 (5.37%) AngularJS
4 9 (4.39%) CSS
4 9 (4.39%) HTML
5 8 (3.90%) REST
6 7 (3.41%) SOAP
6 7 (3.41%) Yocto
7 6 (2.93%) Next.js
7 6 (2.93%) PySpark
7 6 (2.93%) RESTful
7 6 (2.93%) Web Components
8 5 (2.44%) Apache Thrift
8 5 (2.44%) Django
8 5 (2.44%) JSON
8 5 (2.44%) Web Services
8 5 (2.44%) WSDL
9 3 (1.46%) .NET Core
9 3 (1.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 30 (14.63%) Management Information System
3 21 (10.24%) Smart Home
4 18 (8.78%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (7.32%) Home Automation
7 12 (5.85%) Embedded Systems
7 12 (5.85%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (4.88%) Algorithms
8 10 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (4.39%) Driving Licence
10 7 (3.41%) Cloud Native
11 6 (2.93%) BYOD
12 5 (2.44%) CAN bus
12 5 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (2.44%) LIMS
12 5 (2.44%) N-Tier
12 5 (2.44%) User Experience
13 4 (1.95%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.95%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.63%) Linux
2 28 (13.66%) Android
2 28 (13.66%) Apple iOS
3 11 (5.37%) Windows
4 10 (4.88%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (3.90%) Unix
6 6 (2.93%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.98%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (44.88%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (32.68%) DevOps
3 51 (24.88%) Software Engineering
4 48 (23.41%) Cybersecurity
5 43 (20.98%) Analytics
6 39 (19.02%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (17.07%) Project Management
8 32 (15.61%) Energy Management
8 32 (15.61%) Enterprise Architecture
9 31 (15.12%) Machine Learning
9 31 (15.12%) Scrum
9 31 (15.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 30 (14.63%) IT Strategy
10 30 (14.63%) Use Case
11 29 (14.15%) Service Design
11 29 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (13.66%) Acceptance Criteria
13 26 (12.68%) Microservices
14 24 (11.71%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 23 (11.22%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 40 (19.51%) C
2 39 (19.02%) C#
3 33 (16.10%) JavaScript
4 30 (14.63%) Python
5 18 (8.78%) PowerShell
6 17 (8.29%) Java
7 14 (6.83%) C++
8 13 (6.34%) Embedded C++
9 11 (5.37%) SQL
10 4 (1.95%) Embedded C
11 3 (1.46%) Go
11 3 (1.46%) Java 8
11 3 (1.46%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.46%) PHP
11 3 (1.46%) Scala
12 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.98%) Groovy
13 1 (0.49%) ES6
13 1 (0.49%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 62 (30.24%) Degree
2 31 (15.12%) Security Cleared
3 28 (13.66%) DV Cleared
4 22 (10.73%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.93%) PhD
6 5 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.95%) CCNA
7 4 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.46%) CCNP
8 3 (1.46%) CISSP
8 3 (1.46%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.46%) PMP
8 3 (1.46%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.98%) CEH
10 1 (0.49%) CHECK Team Leader
10 1 (0.49%) CISA
10 1 (0.49%) CISM
10 1 (0.49%) ECSA
10 1 (0.49%) HND
10 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.44%) GRC
2 4 (1.95%) QA
3 2 (0.98%) PMO
4 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (8.78%) Firmware
2 13 (6.34%) Docker
3 7 (3.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (4.39%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (16.10%) Google
2 27 (13.17%) Microsoft
3 22 (10.73%) Xamarin
4 9 (4.39%) VMware
5 8 (3.90%) BiZZdesign
5 8 (3.90%) Sparx
6 6 (2.93%) Databricks
6 6 (2.93%) SAP
7 5 (2.44%) Citrix
7 5 (2.44%) Oracle
8 4 (1.95%) Apple
8 4 (1.95%) EMC
8 4 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.46%) IBM
9 3 (1.46%) Talend
10 2 (0.98%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.98%) Cisco
10 2 (0.98%) hybris
10 2 (0.98%) Splunk
11 1 (0.49%) Nokia